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Wales 'hits 1million fibre broadband milestone'

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It's been announced more than a million households and businesses across Wales can now connect to high-speed fibre broadband.

The milestone has been achieved through BT's commercial fibre roll-out and Superfast Cymru, the partnership between the Welsh Government, UK Government the European Union and BT.

The 1m total includes more than 130,000 premises in Cardiff, 90,000 in Swansea and 50,000 in both Newport and Wrexham.


30 jobs created at Pencoed as Raspberry Pi 2 announced

Sony is boosting production at its factory near Bridgend to cope with expected demand for a new version of the Raspberry Pi computer.

The Raspberry Pi 2 - announced today - promises greater performance and more memory.

The Raspberry Pi 2 includes a quad-core processor and twice the memory of the previous model

30 new staff will be added to the workforce at the Pencoed site to help produce the Raspberry Pi 2.

The older models will still be produced, according to the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

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